Gurukul Swaminarayan Temple Vishal Nagar, Surat, Gujarat
Lord Shri Swaminarayan, the source of all incarnations, has gifted to the mankind, the essence of all the scriptures in the form of Shikshapatri. For the benevolence of the entire human race, he has preached to spread the true education on the earth, which he has considered as a great good deed. Following to these principles for the betterment of the society and also for the noble cause of nourishing and spreading the divine commands of Lord Shri Swaminarayan, H.H. Gurudev Shastriji Maharaj Shri Dharmajivandasji Swami has, the dawn of the independence of our country, established Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul, in the year of 1948 in Rajkot, Gujarat (India). Swamiji has revived our ancient “Gurukul Culture” to spread true education with religious virtues in the young generation to enable them to serve the society and the nation as well.
The great saint Shastriji Maharaj has commenced various educational, spiritual and social services with the medium of Gurukul. In the divine mission, he was duly supported by Purani Swami Shri Premprakashdasji Swami and renowned scholar and poet great devotee Shri Tribhuvanbhai Gaurishankar Vyas. We focus on the values of discipline, general etiquette, human values, aesthetic sense, an appreciation and love of nature and an understanding of the power of prayer etc.